1,341 ft
24 ft
-165 ft
Avg time

Periodic Detention Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Drier months, avoid in wet season
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Other
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened

Periodic Detention uses some parts of an old downhill track that was once used for races in the olden days. A new section has been built to use a ridge around the water storage tank on the road up to Jacob's Ladder. The track is old school with some technical features including a drop, ride down a skinny ridge, some rock rides and a steep shute to finish. It can be ridden from the flat at the top of the Whiskers climb but is best when forms part of the Rocky Dingo/Myndas descent through Croc Teeth, Croc Slide and then jump onto the track at the end of the right hand berm. A good way to finish a ride if you live on the Smithfield/Trinity side.

Access Info

Water Tank Road off Captain Cook Highway

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Periodic Detention mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -141 ft
  • Altitude min
    152 ft
  • Altitude max
    302 ft
  • Altitude start
    300 ft
  • Altitude end
    159 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    234 ft
  • Distance down
    1,065 ft
  • Distance flat
    42 ft
  • Avg time
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on Mar 16, 2018
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to periodic-detention trailhead (-16.814250, 145.689570)
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Periodic Detention Trail Reports

Mar 16, 2018 @ 4:40pm
Mar 16, 2018
Pretty sweet with just a bit of mud in the last 15 metres.
Dec 29, 2017 @ 2:19pm
Dec 29, 2017
Dry and clear right through
Oct 2, 2017 @ 8:50pm
Oct 2, 2017
Dry and running very fast except for mud right at the bottom due to the leaking water reservoir
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